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Reviving the ancient art of felting as a new source of income

Felting is an ancient art that is now experiencing an exciting "rebirth".  


Teaching the Japanese ‘Kaizen’ philosophy of successful business

Training in a world-renowned approach to running efficient and profitable businesses has been delivered to 30 entrepreneurs from the Bozatau, Karauzyak and Chimbay districts of Karakalpakstan.  


300 women and youth to receive equipment for launching businesses

Through the programme, socially-vulnerable women and young people will be provided with free equipment and technology needed to start businesses, creating opportunities for them to establish…  


Fifth cycle of "Startup Initiatives" support programs kicks off in updated format

In the year of the development of digital economy the “Startup Initiatives” support programme taking into account the pandemic will be held completely online for the first time.  


Stopping COVID-19 in Karakalpakstan with soap and mask production

The Joint Programme has allocated special funding to support the regional COVID-19 response, and to ensure rural communities at pilot districts in Karakalpakstan stay healthy and safe.  


UNDP Uzbekistan helps small businesses outlast the quarantine

Small businesses are essential to Uzbekistan’s economy, and so we’ve created a package of services to help them through the COVID-19 lockdown.  


New times for mahalla Chinor

With microfinance from GEF and national partners, Bazargul Hasanova is helping her rural community survive and thrive in this difficult year.  


Diversification – as a key to business sustainability

"Rano Sheber" the diversified workshop on wool processing supported by UNDP in 2019 today started the production of masks.  


The Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund for the Aral Sea Region: Advancing Regional and International Cooperation in Support of Sustainable Development

On 27 November 2018, the UN Headquarters, New York, will host a High-Level Event on the launch of the UN Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund for the Aral Sea Region in Uzbekistan.  

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